GAME RECAP: Condors 3, Reign 1

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (16-11-1-1; 34pts) closed 2018 with a 3-1 victory over the Ontario Reign (10-14-3-2; 25pts) on Monday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. With the win, the Condors have points in seven of their last eight games (5-1-1-1) and move into a tie for third in the Pacific Division.
  • No scoring
  • SHOTS: BAK – 5 , ONT – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Patrick Russell (6th) deflected a point shot; Assists: Lagesson, Hebig; Time of goal: 11:10; BAK leads, 1-0
  • REIGN GOAL: F Brad Morrison (7th) banked in from the bottom of the right-wing circle; Assists: Mitchell, Brickley; Time of goal: 16:00; Game tied, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (4th) off a rebound at the top of the crease; Assists: Lowe, Kulevich; Time of goal: 16:24; BAK leads, 2-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 19, ONT – 10
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Ryan Stanton (3rd) blasted a shot from the point off a face-off; Assist: Hebig, Malone; Time of goal: 6:03; BAK leads, 3-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 7, ONT – 15
  • THREE STARS: 1. Benson (BAK) 2. Stanton (BAK) 3. Morrison (ONT)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/4; ONT – 1/4
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 31; ONT – 31
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Wells (4-2-0; 31/30); ONT – Petersen (2-4-3; 31/28)
  • D Keegan Lowe has six points, all assists, in his last five games
  • D Ryan Stanton has four points (1g-3a) in five games
  • The Condors are now 5-1-1-1 in their last eight games
  • LW Cameron Hebig had two assists and is now tied with LW Joe Gambardella and LW Tyler Benson for the team scoring lead with 21 points
  • LW Joe Gambardella made his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers tonight; he became the fourth Condors player to do so this season and the eighth over the past four years
  • F Nolan Vesey was recalled from Wichita (ECHL) earlier in the day, but did not dress
  • Scratches: Wilson, Polei, Vesey, Montoya